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Definición de “lay sth out” en inglés

lay sth out

verb uk phrasal verb with lay   /leɪ/ (laid) us  

(ARRANGE)

C1 to arrange something on a flat surface: Most of Manhattan is laid out in/on a grid pattern. We laid the pieces of the dress pattern out on the floor.

(SPEND MONEY)

C2 informal to spend money, especially a large amount: It's not every day you lay out £2,000 on a holiday.
See also

(EXPLAIN)

C1 to explain something clearly, usually in writing: The code of practice lays out very clearly what the duties of the registrar are.
(Definition of lay sth out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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